Local Funding Opportunities

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Every region has Voluntary Action or Service groups set up which are there to help local community groups. They can help you find and apply for funding. There are other funding sources too, many local councils offer community grants. Below are links that might help you.


Bedford CVS - http://www.voluntaryworks.org.uk/cvsmidandnorthbeds/Index.asp

Cambridge CVS - http://www.cambridgecvs.org.uk/

Essex CVS - http://eacvs.org.uk/

Norfolk Community Foundation - http://norfolkfoundation.com/

Suffolk VO - http://www.savo.co.uk/

West Norfolk VCA - http://www.westnorfolkvca.org/

East Midlands

Bassetlaw Community and Voluntary Service - http://www.bcvs.org.uk/

Blaby District Council - community grant scheme http://www.blaby.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/environment/grants/community-grants/

Broxtowe Borough Council - community grant scheme http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=986

Charnwood Community Grants - http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/commdevgrants

Community Action Derby - http://www.communityactionderby.org.uk/

Corby Community and Voluntary Service - http://corbyvcs.org.uk/

Derbyshire Dales Community Voluntary Service - http://www.ddcvs.org.uk/

Derbyshire County Council - each of the 64 local councillors have a £4000 per annum to award local community initiatives http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/policies_plans/community_leadership/default.asp

Len Pick Trust - Trust giving grants in Bourne, Lincs http://www.lenpicktrust.org.uk/index.html

Newark and Sherwood CVS - http://www.nandscvs.org/

Northamptonshire Community Foundation - http://www.ncf.uk.com/Grants

South Derbyshire CVS - http://www.sdcvs.org.uk/

Voluntary Action Leicestershire - http://www.sdcvs.org.uk/


Camden - http://www.vac.org.uk/

Croydon Voluntary Action - http://www.cvalive.org.uk/

Community Links Bromley - http://www.communitylinksbromley.org.uk/

Community Barnet - http://www.communitybarnet.org.uk/

City Bridge Trust - http://www.citybridgetrust.org.uk/cbt

Harrigay - http://www.havcoharingey.org.uk/

Havering CVS - http://www.havco.org.uk/

Hackney CVS - http://www.hcvs.org.uk/

Kingston Voluntary Action - http://www.kva.org.uk/

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council - http://www.kcsc.org.uk/

Merton CVS - http://www.mertonconnected.com/

Redbridge CVS - http://www.redbridgecvs.net/

Richmond upon Thames CVS - http://www.richmondcvs.org.uk/

Sutton CVS - http://www.suttoncvs.org.uk/

Western Riverside Environmental Fund - http://www.wref.org.uk/

Westminster CVS - http://www.vawcvs.org/

North East

Blyth Valley CVA - http://www.cvabv.org.uk/

Community Action Northumberland - http://www.ca-north.org.uk/

East Durham Trust - http://www.eastdurhamtrust.org.uk/

Gateshead VOC - http://www.gvoc.org.uk/

Greggs Foundation - gives grants if can prove help given particularly to disadvantaged http://www.greggs.co.uk/greggs-foundation/

Hartlepool VDA - http://www.hvda.co.uk/

North Tyneside - http://www.voda.org.uk/cms/

South Tyneside CVS - http://stcvs.org.uk/

Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Community FOundation - http://www.communityfoundation.org.uk/

North West

Bolton CVS - http://www.boltoncvs.org.uk/

Chester VA - http://www.chesterva.org.uk/

Greater Manchester CVO - http://www.gmcvo.org.uk/

Halton and St. Helens VCA - http://www.haltonsthelensvca.org.uk/

Knowsley CVS - http://www.knowsleycvs.org.uk/

Lancashire Community Foundation - http://www.lancsfoundation.org.uk/

Liverpool CVS - http://www.lcvs.org.uk/

Merseyside Community Foundation - http://www.cfmerseyside.org.uk/

Salford CVS - http://www.salfordcvs.co.uk/

Sefton CVS - http://www.seftoncvs.org.uk/

Tameside - http://www.t3sc.org/

Wirral VCA - https://www.vcawirral.org.uk/

Wirral CVS - http://www.wirralcvs.org.uk/

Northern Ireland

Ballymena Grantfinder - http://www.ballymena.gov.uk/grantfinder.asp

Strabane Local Community grants - http://www.strabanedc.org.uk/council/community-services/Community-Support/?keywords=grant


Aberdeen CVO - http://www.acvo.org.uk/

Aberdeenshire Central and South CVA - http://www.cvsa.co.uk/

Angus VO - www.aavo.org.uk/home.html

Angus Community grants - http://www.angus.gov.uk/externalfunding/communitygrant/default.html

Annandale adn Eskdale CVO - http://www.aecvs.org.uk/

Argyll and Bute - http://argyllcommunities.org/

Borders Council community grant scheme - http://www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/343/community_grants/725/community_grant_scheme

Clacks CVS - http://www.cvsclacks.org.uk/

Dumfries & Galloway CVS - http://www.dgfcvs.org.uk/

Dundee CVA - http://www.d-v-a.org.uk/

East Ayrshire CVO - http://www.cvoea.co.uk/

East Lothian Voluntary Council - http://www.elvon.org.uk/

East Renfrewshire VA - http://www.va-er.org.uk/

Edinburgh City Council grant contacts - http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/677/council_and_government_grants

Edinburgh VOC - http://www.evoc.org.uk/

Falkirk CVS - http://www.cvsfalkirk.org.uk/

Fife CVS - http://www.cvsfife.org/

Glasgow CVS - http://www.gcvs.org.uk/

Nithsdale CVS - http://www.ncvs.org.uk/

North East Fife VO - http://www.vonef.org.uk/

Perth & Kinross Council funding information - http://www.pkc.gov.uk/Community+life+and+leisure/Community+advice/Community+advice+-+grants/

Shetland Islands Council grant information - http://www.shetland.gov.uk/community/grantaid/ShetlandIslandsCouncil-GrantAid-OtherFunding.asp

South Lanarkshire Council grant links - http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/335/community_advice/596/community_grants

Wigtown CVS - http://www.wcvs.org.uk/

South East

Eastbourne, Lewes and Wealdon - http://www.3va.org.uk/

East Hampshire - http://www.cfeh.org.uk/

Hastings VA - http://www.hastingsvoluntaryaction.org/

Kent VA - http://www.vawk.org.uk/

Maidstone VA - http://www.vam-online.org.uk/

Oxfordshire CVA - http://www.oxnet.org.uk/

Reading VA - http://www.rvadirectory.org.uk/home

Rother VA - http://www.rothervoluntaryaction.org.uk/

South and East Kent CA - http://www.casekent.org.uk/

Southampton VS - http://www.southamptonvs.org.uk/

Surrey CA - http://www.surreyca.org.uk/

Swale CVS - http://www.swalecvs.org.uk/

Winchester CA - http://www.waca.org.uk/

South West

Bath and North East Somerset - http://developbanes.ning.com/

Bristol CVS - http://www.voscur.org/

Dorset CA - http://www.dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk/

Gloucestershire VA - http://www.gavca.org.uk/

South West Foundation grants - http://www.the-foundation.org.uk/grant-programmes/

Torbay CVA - http://www.torcom.org.uk/

Wiltshire - http://developecs.ning.com/


Ceredigion Council community grants - http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=178

Flintshire Council community grants - http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/wps/portal/english/services?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/web+content/flintshire/english/services/100003/200101/grants+to+voluntary+organisations

Laura Ashley Foundation : grants for Powys area - http://www.lauraashleyfoundation.org.uk/

Millenium Stadium Trust: grants for local, regional or national organisations - http://www.millenniumstadiumtrust.co.uk/en/fe/page.asp?n1=3&n2=18

Powys Council community grants - http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=33&L=0

West Midlands

Birmingham VS - http://www.bvsc.org/

Bryant Trust: grants for Birmingham and Walsall - http://www.bryanttrust.org.uk/about/index.html

Coventry VA - http://www.vacoventry.org.uk/

Droitwich CVS - http://www.droitwichcvs.org.uk/

Dudley CVS - http://www.dudleycvs.org.uk/

Harry Payne Trust: grants for Birmingham and West Midlands - http://www.harrypaynetrust.org.uk/

Hertfordshire VA - http://www.herefordshireva.org/

Sandwell CVO - http://www.scvo.info/

South Staffordshire CVA - http://www.sscva.org.uk/info/

Staffordshire CVS - http://www.smcvs.co.uk/info/

Stratford on Avon VA - http://www.vasa.org.uk/

Telford and Wrekin CVS - http://www.tandwcvs.org.uk/

Walsall VA - http://www.walsallva.org.uk/

Warwickshire CVA - http://www.wcava.org.uk/

Wolverhampton VSC - http://www.wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk/

Yorkshire and the Humber

Barnsley VA - http://www.vabarnsley.org.uk/

Bradford CVS - http://www.bradfordcvs.org.uk/

Brelms Trust : grants for Yorkshire - http://www.brelmstrust.org.uk/

Calderdale VA - http://www.cvac.org.uk/

East Riding VAS - http://www.ervas.org.uk/joomla/

Hull CVS - http://www.hullcvs.org.uk/

Keighley & Ilkley VS - http://www.keighleyvs.org/

Kirkley VA - http://www.voluntaryactionkirklees.co.uk/

Leeds VA - http://www.val.org.uk/

Northallerton and District VSA - http://www.ndvsa.co.uk/

North East Lincolnshire VA - http://www.vanel.org.uk/site/

Ripon CVS - http://www.riponcvs.co.uk/

Rotherham VA - http://www.varotherham.org.uk/

Ryedale VA - http://www.ryedaleva.org.uk/HomePage.aspx

Selby District AVS - http://www.selbyavs.org.uk/

Sheffield VA - http://www.vas.org.uk/

Wakefield District VA - http://www.vawd.org.uk/

York CVS - http://www.yorkcvs.org.uk/

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